"I’ve earned the right to claim pride through years of internal strife over my sexuality. Others have died in the name of gay pride. More still have been jailed, have been disowned by their families, and have sued their state governments for it. Show More Summary
This lesbian minister laments how disconnected the equality efforts for different groups — for blacks, women, and gays — currently feels. read more
Delicious is a giant gay circuit party held three times a year by club promoter Ralf Bareuter. Hundreds of gay men pack into Gibson, a nightclub in Frankfurt for drinking, dancing and debauchery. EDM is the music genre of choice, spun by international DJs flown in from all around the world. Lavish lights and performances featuring […]
Friends remember U.S. Air Force veteran Jess Shipps, best known to friends as 'Jessie' the 'Lumberchick.' read more
In our photos from June, these are people from all over the country who made Pride count. BestofPride-001X400.jpg
From Fire Island to the Rose Bowl, we've found the best Independence Day festivities from around the country. read more
Two same-sex and two opposite-sex couples filed the suit Thursday against Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, who had ceased issuing marriage licenses. Meanwhile, a Tennessee county sees an exodus of officials opposed to marriage equality. read more
With his scene-stealing work in Mean Girls and on Looking, Daniel Franzese has long been one of our favorite performers and as an ambassador for the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation, he’s also one of our most-admired do-gooders. Now we see he comes by his positive energy naturally. After reading and listening to some of the bile and vitriol being […]
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Earlier this week, we told you how Katie Lang, the clerk of Hood County, Texas, said she would finally begin issuing same-sex marriage licenses after previously attempting to claim a religious exemption. As it turns out, Lang (right)...Show More Summary
The first openly gay person to be named the state's Teacher of the Year said he was harassed by supervisors and colleagues. read more
Via Oregon Live: Oregon Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian on Thursday ordered the owners of a former Gresham bakery to pay $135,000 in damages to a lesbian couple for refusing to make them a wedding cake. Avakian's ruling upheld a preliminary...Show More Summary
A federal judge in Alabama has ruled that the state’s probate judges must issues marriage licenses to same-sex couples if those judges are also issuing marriage licenses to heterosexual couples. The decision came from Judge Callie Granade, whom… The post Federal Judge Orders Alabama To Issue Gay Marriage Licenses appeared first on Towleroad.
The African country overturned a 19th-century law forbidding 'vices against nature.' read more
Roberts joins co-host Cheryl Burke, NBC and Univision in ditching the Donald.
Gay sex may no longer be explicitly prohibited at Baylor University, as long as the two people are married. The Southern Baptist school in Waco, Texas, has removed “homosexual acts” from its misconduct policy. However, the policy still st… The post Did Southern Baptist Baylor University Just Sign Off On Gay Sex Among Students? appeared first on Towleroad.
New poll finds familiarity helps build understanding and acceptance of LGBT people. read more
It's almost one full week after Obergefell and Kansas remains the lone purple holdout in Wikipedia's otherwise all-sapphire marriage map. Here's why, via the Kansas City Star: Republican Gov. Sam Brownback said Thursday that he’s considering proposing a new religious objections law for Kansas following the U.S. Show More Summary